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There is a giant smiley-face shaped crater on Mars.

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Sunsets happen because of the Earth atmosphere.

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The largest planet in the solar system is Jupiter, followed by Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars with the smallest being Mercury.

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It snows metal on Venus.

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Other planets such as Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have auroras with different colors.

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In 1997, 3 men from Yemen tried to sue NASA for invading Mars, claiming they had inherited it from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.

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Saturn has a moon called Mimas and it has a crater in it that makes it look like the Death Star.

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: Alaska has finally been mapped as precisely as Mars.

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Saturn moon, Titan, is the only body in our solar system beyond Earth that is known to have liquid on its surface.

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Jupiter is shrinking at the rate of about 2 cm each year because the planet radiates more heat than it receives from the Sun.

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The sun light needs to pass more and more through the atmosphere.

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Two of the moons in our solar system (Ganymede and Titan) are actually larger than the planet Mercury.

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Technically, our planet is inside the Sun atmosphere

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Researchers are practicing for a human mission to Mars by living in the heart of Antarctica to see the effects of extreme isolation.

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Some scientists believe that around 4 billion years ago Neptune and Uranus may have switched their places in the solar system.